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UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture– GU Cancers: Best of ASCO
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Matthew Milowsky, MD.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / April 12
UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture– Novel Molecularly Targeted Therapies and Biomarkers in Advanced Colorectal Cancer
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Michael Lee, MD. Treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer has continued to evolve over the last several years, with emerging identification of biomarkers that underlie heterogeneity of responses to new and existing therapy. Ongoing clinical research seeks to identify new therapeutic options in molecularly-defined subgroups of patients. We will review the most exciting and clinically impactful research findings in this presentation.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / July 19
UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture- Meeting the Unique Needs of Pediatric Oncology Patients
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Thomas Alexander, MD, MPH. Every year, an estimated 250,000+ new cases of cancer affect children under the age of 20 worldwide. This lecture will provide an overview of common pediatric oncology diseases, the general outcomes, and recent treatment advances.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 15
UNC Cancer Network North Carolina Community College - Caring for the Patient with Leukemia, Lymphoma, or Multiple Myeloma
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an North Carolina Community College lecture with Thomas C. Shea, MD. This talk will describe what these diseases are and how they manifest in most patients, the sort of general treatments required for each of these diseases, and what the needs are for patients and their caregivers while patients are undergoing treatment It will also discuss anticipated complications and outcomes resulting from treatment for these diseases and long term issues faced by patients treated for these diseases.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 15
UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture– Survivorship Care Planning: Beyond Standard 3.3
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN. Survivorship is defined as one who remains alive and continues to function during and after overcoming a serious hardship or life-threatening disease. In cancer, a person is considered to be a survivor from the time of diagnosis until the end of life. This session will review the definition and attributes of being a survivor, what we know about survivors and their needs throughout their cancer journey. Survivorship care planning implications to meet these needs will be described and discussed.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 2
UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture– Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Cancer
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Lauren Lux, LCSW. Adolescents and Young Adult living with cancer have unique medical and psychosocial needs. The recognition of these needs has created a new field of study in practice in the oncology world. As such many institutions are developing multidisciplinary teams to address AYA needs. However, you don't need a huge budget or a new program to make an impact with this age group. We will establish the age specific needs of this group and discuss some simple changes to make in your day to day practice that will help you meet your AYA patients' needs.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Nov. 2
UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture- The 7th Vital Sign: Identifying Malnutrition
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Meredith Moyers, MS, RD, CSO, LDN. Malnutrition can be a problem for cancer patients, since chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy might negatively affect a cancer patient’s appetite. This lecture discusses screening tools that are available to detect malnutrition and diagnose its extent. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 29
UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture– Medical Marijuana: It's High Time to Talk
This presentation provides an overview of the complex history of medical marijuana and the current applications of its use.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / April 26
UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture– Widowers, Fathers, and Cancer: The Impact of Loss on Families
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Donald Rosenstein, MD, and Justin Yopp, PhD. For the past eight years, Dr. Rosenstein and Dr. Yopp have run a support group for widowed fathers and conducted clinical research on this bereaved population. In this talk, they will briefly review the literature on studies of bereaved subjects, our research findings, and lessons learned from these studies.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 8
UNC Cancer Network Special FREE Online Continuing Education Lecture- Oral Cancer: A Comprehensive Overview
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for a special online continuing education lecture with Samip N. Patel, MD, FACS, Trevor Hackman, MD, FACS; and Ricardo J. Padilla, DDS. This program will provide a comprehensive review of oral cavity cancer by providing information about the warning signs of oral malignancy and the potential clinical course of this disease with and without therapy. The lecture will include discussion of disease etiology, risk factors for cancer, pre-cancerous lesions, early and advanced cancers, diagnostic work up, treatment, prognosis, complications and morbidities of therapy. The program is presented jointly by the UNC Cancer Network and the UNC School of Dentistry and will offer CNE, ASRT, Dental CE, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Nov. 30